Hampstead Village (London) Walking Tour

Greater London Trip Overview

Hampstead is one of the most beautiful parts of London and one that fully retains its village origins.  Walking around the narrow lanes and vast open spaces, it’s easy to forget you’re in London at all.

Hampstead is “London’s Favourite Village” and characterised by its iconic landmarks, natural heathland, historic homes, theatres, diverse and vibrant high street and restaurants and pubs.

It is an area long favoured by academics, writers and artists and is also home to many of the most famous names in the British media.

We will explore the quaint alleyways and marvel at the splendid Georgian houses whilst learning something of the history and culture of Hampstead village and of some of the famous figures who lived and died here.  Maybe take a few photos for Instagram or grab something nice to eat at boutique establishment and take in one of the best views over Central London.

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Duration: 3 hours
Starts: Greater London, United Kingdom
Trip Category: Cultural & Theme Tours >> Historical & Heritage Tours



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Hampstead is one of the most beautiful parts of London and one that fully retains its village origins.  Walking around the narrow lanes and vast open spaces, it’s easy to forget you’re in London at all.

Hampstead is “London’s Favourite Village” and characterised by its iconic landmarks, natural heathland, historic homes, theatres, diverse and vibrant high street and restaurants and pubs.

It is an area long favoured by academics, writers and artists and is also home to many of the most famous names in the British media.

We will explore the quaint alleyways and marvel at the splendid Georgian houses whilst learning something of the history and culture of Hampstead village and of some of the famous figures who lived and died here.  Maybe take a few photos for Instagram or grab something nice to eat at boutique establishment and take in one of the best views over Central London.

Itinerary
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Stop At: The Parish Church of St John-at-Hampstead, Church Row, London NW3 6UU England

We will pass through picturesque lanes and alleys to this beautiful church which is also the resting place to some prominent historical figures and the location of an unforgettable moment in Dracula.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Fenton House Cottage Windmill Hill Hampstead, London NW3 6RT England

A beautiful Georgian house that once was home to a wealthy merchant and now a museum surrounded by beautiful gardens.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Admiral’s House, 5 Admiral’s Walk, London NW3 6RR, UK

This eccentric looking house was once the home to an eccentric naval officer who was an inspiration for a character in Mary Poppins!

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Hampstead, London England

We will explore the beautiful Georgian streets and visit the homes of some of historical figures. Bring a camera as this tour is Instagram Central.

Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Well Walk, London NW3, UK

Here we will find the health giving well that led to the birth of modern Hampstead and was also the home to one of the great painters.

Duration: 15 minutes

Pass By: Burgh House & Hampstead Museum, Burgh House New End Square Hampstead, London NW3 1LT England

Once the home to Dr. William Gibbons who encouraged visitors to Hampstead in the 1720’s when it was something of a Spa resort and people came to drink its health giving waters.

Stop At: Flat 2 Willow Hall 2 Willow Road Hampstead, London NW3 1TR England

Erno Goldfinger’s innovative 1939 Modernist house is now a museum. Though many don’t think it fits in with the surroundings, it is undoubtedly of a design we all became familiar with decades later. And yes, it is that Goldfinger!

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Parliament Hill Fields, Highgate Road, Hampstead Heath Staff Yard, London England

See one of the most iconic views of the London skyline.

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Hampstead Heath, Hampstead Lane Jcn of East Heath Road, London NW3 7JP England

We will see just a little of this vast open space in North London

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Keats House, 10 Keats Grove Hampstead, London NW3 2RR England

See the home of the one of great romantic poets, John Keats.

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Flask Walk, London NW3, UK

One of most quirky and interesting little streets in London and a great place for a drink or a meal at the end of the tour and right next to Hampstead Underground Station.

Duration: 5 minutes



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